11/3/2018 1:43:39 PM (GMT+3)

India U15 side beat Nepal in third-place play-off

India U15 side beat Nepal in third-place play-off

NEW DELHI: India U-15 team overcame Nepal 1-0 at the 2018 SAFF U-15 Championship in Kathmandu, Nepal, on Saturday.

Thlacheu Vanlalruatfela scored the all-important goal in the 18th minute as India notched up an important win in the third-place playoff.

Vanlalruatfela showed great composure when he capitalised on a combined effort to find the back of the net.

Nepal tried hard for the equaliser, but struggled to create chances as India’s back-line stood firm.

The hosts also went for the long-range efforts, however, goalkeeper Santosh Singh flushed them out.

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